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Support Groups & Classes

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

Idaho Falls, ID

WHEN: Every Wednesday at 1:30 PM

WHERE:

Center for Hope
1501 Northgate Mile
Idaho Falls
Located in the Fred Meyer shopping center next to the Dollar Tree

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For more information, contact Becky at 208-270-3545

About Nami Connection

Nami Connection is for adults who have been diagnosed with or who suspect they may have a mental illness. This support group is facilitated by people who have mental illnesses and is meant to help people share their challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. There is no need to register – just come when you feel like you need someone to talk to.

 

Support Group for Families and Friends of the Mentally Ill

WHEN: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM

WHERE:

Development Workshop
555 West 25th Street
Idaho Falls, ID

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About the Support Group

This group is free and available to the public whether members or not. The support group is generally for those who have close relations who are struggling with mental illness. People share stories, successes, challenges, and information. This group is an ongoing group and people can attend any time of the year.

 

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Course

WHEN: Starting in February and September, every Wednesday from 6:30 – 9:30PM for twelve weeks. The next class starts on September 16, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

WHERE:

Behavioral Health Center (BHC)
2280 E 25th, Idaho Falls, ID

West side parking lot in the far back outpatient building

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HOW TO ENROLL: Call one of the following teachers listed on the Contact Information page or e-mail us at namiuppervalley@aol.com. Membership and donations are not required.

About Family-To-Family

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses and is led by trained and understanding group leaders who have family experience with mental illness.

What is taught?

  • Current information about Mental Illness
  • Information about medications, side effects, and strategies for medication adherence
  • Understanding the experience of a person with mental illness
  • Strategies for handling crises and relapse
  • Focusing on care for the caregiver
  • Supports and services within the community, as well as information about advocacy to improve and expand services

Please click here to learn more about Family to Family from the National NAMI website.

 

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Course (Blackfoot)

WHEN: Starting on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. The February class will start on February 10, 2016.

WHERE:

Jason Lee Memorial United Methodist Church
168 South University Avenue
Blackfoot, ID 83221

See above description for course content. Contact Jane Roberts at (208)-757-8300 for more information.